Shippey Family History

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Shippey Name Meaning

English: from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + eg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for an island with sheep on it (which might be no more than a piece of raised dry ground surrounded by wet, low-lying land), or an enclosure where sheep were kept.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Shipley, Shippen, Shepley, Sidney, Chipley, Skipper, Shirley, Shipp

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Shippey Family Origin

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Shippey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Fisherman

    8%
  • Ironmonger

    8%
  • Accountant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Shippey family was Accountant. The most common Shippey occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Shippey's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Ironmonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shippey.

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Shippey Historical Records

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Shippey Life Expectancy

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